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Evaluation must rise to the challenge of pandemic in the nexus of nature and humanity

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By: Juha I. Uitto, Director, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, Apr 27, 2020

In her 2020 Earth Day blog the GEF CEO Naoko Ishii emphasized that the COVID-19 crisis is fundamentally an environmental crisis. I couldn’t agree more. Sure, at the face of it, this is first a health crisis, a pandemic with tragic consequences to people who get infected, especially those who perish or who see loved ones perish. Economies of families, communities, companies, states and countries are stressed, even destroyed. It’...

Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Interventions during a Global Quarantine

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By: Geeta Batra, Chief Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office
On: Friday, Apr 17, 2020

by Geeta Batra, Dan Runfola, Heather Baier

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Evaluating Environmental Peacebuilding: Difficult but Necessary

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By: Amanda Woomer, Associate Director, MEAL, Habitat for Humanity International
On: Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020

Blog co-author: Juha I. Uitto, Director, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)

The Prague Global Assembly 2019 from the perspective of the Climate Change ITIG

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By: Karolin Koelling, Project assistant, Arepo
On: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

Conferences are a wonderful event for professionals and working groups. There is time to network, up-date on the newest trends in various fields of expertice, discuss and exchange. New inspiration and motivation is found and spread. The Climate Change ITIG (IDEAS Thematic Interest Group) and its current leader, Christine Wörlen, took the 2019 Prague Global Assembly as an opportunity to promote the ITIG, reach out and find new members.

Learning, networking, sharing all in one place: the wonders of Communities of Practice

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By: Malac Kabir, Moderator of Earth-Eval, Research Assistant at GEF IEO, GEF Independent Evaluation Office
On: Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

The communities of practice Earth-Eval (hosted by the GEF Independent Evaluation Office) and EvalForward (hosted by the evaluation offices of FAO, IFAD and WFP) presented at the 2019 IDEAS Global Assembly and Third International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development in Prague this past October.